The camels of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

What were the names of the camels of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)?

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‘Allamah ibn Qayyim Al Jawziyyah (rahimahullah) has enlisted the following known names of the camels of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam):

  1. Al Qaswa
  2. Al ‘Adba
  3. Al Jad’a

(Zadul Ma’ad, vol. 1 pg. 129. Also see: Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: 2871-2872 and Muntahas Sul, vol. 1 pg. 611)


Note: There exists difference of opinion regarding these names; where they different camels or one camel with different names.

(Refer: Zadul Ma’ad and Fathul Bari, Hadith: 2871-2872)



And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.


Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala


Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar


Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar


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